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Old 03-20-2016, 07:45 PM   #1
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Picked up the new trailer

So yesterday was the day and we picked up our new trailer. Had some hiccups and some misunderstandings with the dealer, but in the end we pulled away and are happy. Did a test run last night on our way home from the dealer in Ohio. No doubts about the heat working!! Plus I got to re-winterize it today as we are going to have a few days with freezing temps!
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Old 03-20-2016, 07:51 PM   #2
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Nice! looks good have fun
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Old 03-20-2016, 07:52 PM   #3
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Nice looking rig! Hows the ford pull it? I have a apex 300bhs that I just picked up a few weeks ago and am towing it with a 2013 f150 5.0. Only brought it about 20km from the dealer but truck seemed to haul it good.Dry weight of TT is 6000lbs.
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Thanks! So far so good on towing. Our trip home from the dealer was around 150 miles, so not a bad test. You definitely know its back there, but the Equalizer E-4 did its job and made the trip fairly comfortable. The truck seemed fine as long as it was in tow/haul and the cruise control was on. Ran around 1600 RPM in the flats at 63mph.

We bought the truck in the fall when we thought we would be getting a Hybrid. Then we went to a RV show and the wife decided she liked the bunkhouse TT better. Of course I said ok, but I think we will want (need) a Super duty in the near future!
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Old 03-20-2016, 08:09 PM   #5
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Good to know. I've heard good things about the equalizer. I'm running the Reese dual cam, also supposed to be one of the better WDH and sway control from what I've been reading. I'm also planning on upgrading to super duty...Prob not in the budget till next year though.
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Old 03-20-2016, 08:17 PM   #6
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Good to know. I've heard good things about the equalizer. I'm running the Reese dual cam, also supposed to be one of the better WDH and sway control from what I've been reading. I'm also planning on upgrading to super duty...Prob not in the budget till next year though.
My wife wants to go down and stay at Fort Wilderness the fall of 2018, so I told her we should probably get the bigger truck by then, just to be safe and all!!
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Old 03-20-2016, 08:47 PM   #7
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That's a great looking rig. Congrats
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Old 03-20-2016, 08:50 PM   #8
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Good excuse for a new truck even if you don't need it. Nice camper.
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Old 03-20-2016, 10:03 PM   #9
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Good looking rig! Truck/hitch seems to be taking it well. I had an F150 with my first Trailer and i think you will thoroughly enjoy a larger truck. My wife still laughs at me every time i get excited about he exhaust brake.
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Old 03-21-2016, 07:54 AM   #10
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Pretty exciting! Congrats.
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